Kaitlin Vinson

Princess on the Prairie
Yes, I Drive An Old Car

"I've always been asked, 'What is my favorite car?' and I've always said 'The next one." -Carroll Shelby My first truck was a pretty nice one as far as first vehicles go; it was a 2005 F150 long-bed in a really pretty blue color. I was so excited to drive it school every day...

Princess on the Prairie
Why I Stopped Writing For The Odyssey

It was towards the end of my semester of college and I found myself wanting to make some extra money online. I was presented with what seemed like a great solution: writing for the Odyssey, an online publication. Here's the problem: you don't get paid. Well, you can, but you won't unless you get lucky...

The Odyssey Online
9 Hauntingly Beautiful Oklahoma Towns You Need To Visit This Spring Break

While Oklahoma isn't considered a premier tourist destination for eager spring breakers, a spring break spent exploring the ruins of Oklahoma towns offers a combination of fun and education that can't be taught on South Padre Island, Miami Beach or on a college campus.

The Odyssey Online
Sorry, Organic Food Isn't Better

Organic food is often seen as the healthier, better-tasting, more sustainable option when it comes to food. The truth, however, is that organic food is simply more expensive and more "trendy." It does not offer any health benefits, does not taste any better, and is certainly not more sustainable or better for the environment.

The Odyssey Online
11 Reasons Dachshunds Are The Best

"Dachshund: A half-a-dog high and a dog-and-a-half long."-H.L Mencken The list of celebrities who have owned wiener dogs is a long one! Singers Adele, David Bowie and Fergie have all donned the dachshund. Artists Pablo Picasso and Andy Warhol were both inspired by their dachshunds to create several weenie-themed works.